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Date: 
Nov 10, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 616-1 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: 12:45 pm - 12:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Pat Boone, Shirley Boone, Cheryl Boone, Linda Boone, Deborah Boone, Laura Boone, Jack Spina, Patrick H. Price and Henry C. Cashen II; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. [The recording begins at an unknown time while the meeting was is progress] Barry M. Goldwater -Speech Oval Office -Theodore Roosevelt -Former location of the President's office -Abraham Lincoln -Presidential seal -Ceiling -Floor -Carpet Presentation of gifts by the President -Presidential seal Oval Office -Uses -Josip Broz Tito, Indira Gandhi and Andrei A. Gromyko -Old Executive Office Building [EOB] Office Presentation of gifts by the President -Pens Golf balls -The Vice President
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Conv. No. 616-1 (cont.)
West Wing rooms -Cabinet Rooms -Roosevelt Room -Staff meetings -Timing Oval Office -Furnishings -Flags -Harry S. Truman and Lyndon B. Johnson -Presidential libraries -Music box Children -Julie Nixon Eisenhower White House -Fireplaces The President's leadership -Pat Boone’s recent conversation with Goldwater -Foreign policy -The President’s forthcoming trips to Moscow and Peking -National economy -Wage and price freeze -Goldwater's speech Goldwater -Speech on Lockheed -Barry M. Goldwater, Jr. Shirley Boone -Hometown -Father, Red Foley Nashville -Grand Ole Opry -Country-Western music -Spirituality
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Conv. No. 616-1 (cont.)
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Entertainers Boone, et al., left at 12:56 pm.
Conversation No. 616-2 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: 12:56 pm - unknown before 1:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Pat Boone and family's schedule -Cabinet Room The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm.
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Conversation No. 616-3 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:56 pm and 1:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Schedule -Melvin R. Laird Bull left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm.
Conversation No. 616-4 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:56 pm and 1:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Richard Wilson Bull left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm.
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Conversation No. 616-5 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:56 pm and 1:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. The President's schedule -Meeting with Woods
Conversation No. 616-6 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:56 pm and 1:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Unknown object -Delivery to Old Executive Office Building [EOB] Office
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm.
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Conversation No. 616-7 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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Pat Boone W[illiam] Averell Harriman -The President's possible letter -Henry A. Kissinger -The President's forthcoming trips to People's Republic of China [PRC] and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
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Conv. No. 616-7 (cont.)
Stephen B. Roman -White House dinner for Indira Gandhi, November 4, 1971 -Greeting by the President Jo Goode of Republican National Committee -Eleanor R. Ring’s call -Prisoners of war [POWs] letter -President and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Vietnam -Negotiations The President's schedule -Forthcoming White House dinner for Emilio Garrastazu Medici, December 7, 1971 -Guest list -Joseph A. Margiotta -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Trip to Latin America -Margiotta -Nassau County, New York -Harry L. Sears Joseph Chew The President's schedule -Medici dinner -Margiotta -[Forename unknown] Aracci [sp?]
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Conv. No. 616-7 (cont.)
Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -Television sponsor -Chrysler Corporation Democrats Hope
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Chicago New York City The President and Woods left at 1:20 pm.
Conversation No. 616-8 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:20 pm and 4:20 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. [Unintelligible] An unknown man talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:20 pm and 4:20 pm.
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[Conversation No. 616-8A] [Unintelligible] The President’s location -Executive Office Building [EOB] [End of telephone conversation] Preparation for something The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 4:20 pm.
Conversation No. 616-9 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: 4:20 pm - 5:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William P. Rogers, H. R. Haldeman and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [The recording begins at an unknown time while the meeting was is progress] Japan -US return of territory [Okinawa] -Impact -Kiichi Aichi -Treaty Pending legislation -Foreign aid program -Continuing resolution -Samuel L. Devine -H. Allen Smith -Hubert H. Humphrey -Humanitarian -Compared to military -Charles H. Percy
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Conv. No. 616-9 (cont.)
Percy -Speech on the President's foreign policy, November 9, 1971 -Vietnam -Foreign aid -Mutual assistance
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Rogers -Meeting with Republican caucus, November 9. 1971 -Percy -Conversation with Robert J. Dole, November 9, 1971 -Conversation with Milton R. Young Foreign aid program -Number and location of employees -Military assistance -Korea and Vietnam
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Conv. No. 616-9 (cont.)
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Ivory Coast -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's schedule -United Nations [UN] vote -Taiwan, Republic of China -[Felix Houphouet-Boigny] -Wife -Dam -Possible dedication Mrs. Nixon's schedule -Liberia -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Inauguration -Travel arrangements -Travel arrangements -David D. Newsom -Unknown woman -Airplanes -Rogers's conversation with Mrs. Nixon -The President’s trip -Itinerary -Ghana, Ivory Coast The President's schedule -Latin American trip -Haldeman -Forthcoming State of the Union address -Domestic emphasis -Economics -Vietnam -Panama -Fidel Castro’s schedule -Chile -Organization of American States [OAS] -Meeting -Agenda -Theme -Surcharges
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Conv. No. 616-9 (cont.)
-Possible itinerary -Panama -Darien Gap -Possible name change -Pan-America Highway -Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador -Meeting with the President -Jamaica -Haiti -Barbados -Guyana -Brasilia -Argentina -Unknown place -Dwight D. Eisenhower’s trip -Panama -Security -Accommodations -Jamaica -John Rawlings -Possible itinerary -South America -Central America -Jamaica -Trinidad and Tobago -Eisenhower's visit to Panama -Panama, South America -Jamaica -Purpose -Number of nations -Chile -Timing -Argentina -Panama -Purpose -Surcharge exemptions -Exports -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT] -Fishing rights -Peru, Ecuador, Chile
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Conv. No. 616-9 (cont.)
-Generalized trade preferences legislation -Forthcoming trips to People's Republic of China [PRC] and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Rogers's schedule -Latin America -Western Europe -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Foreign travel -PRC, USSR -Europe -Japan -Latin American trip -Political significance of trip -Security -John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson -Purposes -Exemptions, fishing rights, Inter-American Development Bank [IDB] replenishment, general preferences -Explanation of US policy -Timing -January 1972 -Congress schedule -Arrangements -Consultation -“Stag” -Mrs. Nixon’s schedule -Timing -Congress schedule -Clark MacGregor -State of the Union address -Preparation -Preparation -Compared to other visits -Indira Gandhi
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Conv. No. 616-9 (cont.)
INDIA
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-PRC trip -Panama -Other meetings -John D. Lodge -Arrangements -“Stag” -Number of meetings -Other meetings -USSR trip -Rogers’s memorandum -Haig -Suggestion -Trip to unknown place International economic policy -Rogers's meeting with business advisory group -Uncertainty -John B. Connally -Japan -Latin America -Canada -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Most Favored Nation [MFN] treaties -Commodity basis -Price of gold -UN -William Proxmire and Henry S. Reuss -France -Trade with US -Surcharges -Rogers's schedule
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Conv. No. 616-9 (cont.)
-George P. Shultz -Peter G. Peterson -Shultz -Arthur F. Burns -Price of gold -Burns -Shultz -Connally -Rogers’s meeting with business advisory group Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:20 pm. The President's schedule -Carl T. Curtis Bull left at an unknown time before 5:00 pm. International economic policy -Domestic effect Vietnam -Troop withdrawal Haldeman left at 5:00 pm. -Melvin R. Laird -Henry A. Kissinger -Negotiations -Troop withdrawal -The President's conversation with Laird, November 10, 1971 -Announcement -Timing -Possible effect on negotiations -Economic aid -Military assistance -Kissinger -Timing -Expectations -Draftees -Laird -Prisoners of war [POWs]
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Conv. No. 616-9 (cont.)
-Possible reaction -Laird’s plan -Residual force -Possible size -Announcement -Timing -Congress -Edmund S. Muskie -Vietnam as political issue -Announcement -Timing -Residual force -Possible size -Announcement -Timing -Finality -Residual force -POWs -Purpose -Aid to South Vietnam The President's schedule -Curtis Vietnam -Possible military collapse by South Vietnam -Timing -Troop withdrawal -Announcement Rogers and Haig left at 5:17 pm.
Conversation No. 616-10 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: 5:17 pm - 6:39 pm Location: Oval Office
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Conv. No. 616-9 (cont.)
The President met with Carl T. Curtis and Clark MacGregor; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. University of Nebraska football team -Go Big Red -Note from authors -The President's possible attendance at a game Photograph session -Arrangements -Book -Distribution -Omaha World-Herald Agriculture -Grain sale to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Press reaction -Announcement -Farmers' reaction -Senate Committee -Bill regarding strategic reserve -Support loans -Michael J. Mansfield and Hubert H. Humphrey -Corn prices -Level in Nebraska -Support loans Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:17 pm. The President's schedule -Richard Wilson Bull left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. Agriculture -Corn prices -Support loans -Curtis’s letter to the President -Strategic Reserve Bill -MacGregor's schedule -John H. Kyl
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
-Wiley Mayne -US Department of Agriculture [USDA] -Possible announcement -Purchase of corn -Necessity -Dairy industry -Corn prices -Clifford M. Hardin's view -USDA program for 1972 -Support loans -Curtis's meeting with Hardin and Clarence D. Palmby -Nebraska -Irrigation -Wheat and corn -Strategic reserve -Possible veto -Grain sales to USSR -MacGregor's conversation with John B. Connally -Possible level of purchase -Possible effect on corn prices -Iowa, Nebraska -Possible legislative effect -Strategic Reserve Bill -Strategic Reserve Bill -Milton R. Young's view -Democrats' strategy -Carl B. Albert's conversation with William M. Colmer -Senate -Corn -Supplies -Blight -Volume of production -USDA -Strategic Reserve Bill -Timing -Curtis's conversation with Dick Long [?] -Corn reserves -MacGregor’s conversation with an unknown banker -Congress's schedule -MacGregor's schedule -John C. Whitaker
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
-Palmby and Hardin -Possible cost -Symbolism -Possible cost -MacGregor -Contacts with Curtis -Curtis’s role -Discussion with the President -Price of corn -Grain sales to USSR -MacGregor’s view -John D. Ehrlichman's view -Price of corn -Farmer psychology -Curtis's role -Jack R. Miller -Young -Secretary of Agriculture -Hardin
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-Job offer -Ralston Purina Company -Popularity -Ezra Taft Benson -Orville L. Freeman -1972 election
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
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-Louie B. Nunn -John N. Mitchell -Background -[Kentucky] -Tobacco -Horses -Possible perception by farmers -Requirements -MacGregor -Political skills -Search for candidates Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:17 pm. Wilson’s arrival Bull left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. -Curtis's call to William E. Galbraith -Galbraith's secretary -Hardin -Rumors -Page Belcher's call to MacGregor -Hardin -Tenure -Press reports -Ronald L. Ziegler's statement to press Burkett Van Kerr [sp?]
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
-Conversation with MacGregor Don Bryant Curtis's staff -Presentation of gifts by the President Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:17 pm. A bag Envelope Bull left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. University of Nebraska football games -Curtis's conversation with Phyllis Devaney -University of Oklahoma -University of Colorado -Devaney -Robert S. Devaney -University of Oklahoma -Greg Pruitt Notre Dame Curtis left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. Agriculture -Corn prices and strategic reserve -Pending legislation Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:17 pm. The President's schedule -Wilson -Alexander P. Butterfield -W. Kenneth Riland -Charles W. Colson Bull left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm.
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
Camp David -MacGregor and wife Wilson entered at 5:50 pm. Dinner, November 9, 1971 MacGregor left at 5:50 pm. Refreshments
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:50 pm. -Soft drinks Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:37 pm. Wilson's book on Nixon administration -Contents -Chapters -Time span -Scope -The President’s initiatives -Supreme Court -Unknown speech -Rose Mary Woods -John N. Mitchell
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
-The President's programs -Domestic -Foreign -Vietnam -Possible publication date -Forthcoming trips to USSR and People's Republic of China [PRC] -Significance -Foreign aid program -Recent Senate vote -Vietnam -Objectives -Forthcoming summit trips -Peace -Time frame -Winston S. Churchill PRC -Economic power -Compared to Japan -Nuclear power -Prospects The President's forthcoming trips to PRC and USSR -Pragmatism The President PRC -Prospects -Isolation Summit trips -Possible accomplishment -Mutual self-interest US foreign relations -Balance of payments -Surcharges -Protectionism -European Economic Community -USSR, PRC and Japan
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
-Competition -Burden sharing The President's domestic policy -Economy -Indicators -The President's previous conversation with Curtis -Corn prices -Inefficiency -Phase II -Inflation -Freedom -Unemployment -Federal spending -Defense -New economic program -Tax incentives -Job Development credit -Modernization of industrial plants -Japan and Germany -USSR -Analogy to San Francisco earthquake of 1906 -US physical plant -Inefficiency -Business and labor practices -Competitiveness -Competition -Jobs -Exports -Value -Percentage of total economy -Exports Isolationism -US postwar burdens -Korea -Foreign aid -Vietnam -Possible consequences -US role in world -The President's speech in Chicago, November 9, 1971
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
-Power vacuum -Effect on national security -Long-term effect on American spirit -Space program -Supersonic transport [SST] National economy -Business -Competitiveness -Vietnam War -Reliance on government -Labor Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:50 pm. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 6:37 pm. The President's domestic policy -Government reorganization -Institutional obsolescence -Cabinet -Meetings -Welfare reform -Revenue-sharing -Health reform -Compared to socialized medicine -Great Britain -Education -Environment -National growth -The President's 1969 State of the Union speech -Competitiveness of American industry -National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] techniques -Applied industrial research -Jobs for Peace Program -Tax reform -Previous bill -Goal -Relief
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
-Applied research -Japan and West Germany -Peter G. Peterson's and Ehrlichman's efforts -Competitiveness of US business -Problems of the American spirit -Wilson's previous writings -US role in world -Sense of mission -War -Trip to moon -Environment -Competitiveness -Leadership -Military power -Compared to USSR -Long range missiles -Welfare reform -Family Assistance Plan -Shift to work requirement -Dignity of work -Protestant ethic -The President’s Labor Day speech of September 6, 1971 -1970 -Election -Economy -Foreign affairs Vietnam -Cambodian incursion -Demonstrations -Incursions into Cambodia and Laos -Effect on casualties Politics -1970 elections -Results -Competitive value The President's domestic policy -1970 election -Aftermath
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
-Revenue sharing -“New American Revolution” -Government reorganization -Revenue-sharing -Health, education and environment -Elliot L. Richardson -Actions of previous administrations -Role of politics The President's foreign policy -The President's role in formulation -Advice of staff -Upcoming PRC and USSR trips -Glassboro, New Hampshire meetings of 1967 -Nuclear weapons -Parity -USSR -Policy alternatives -PRC -The President’s 1967 foreign affairs article -Timing of initiatives -USSR -PRC -Preparation for trips -The President's vice presidential trips -The President's previous meetings -Nikita S. Khrushchev -Nicolae Ceausescu -Josip Broz Tito -Forthcoming trip to PRC -Timing -Trip to USSR Unknown matter -Date Hardin -Tenure in office Wilson's forthcoming book -Attribution
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Conv. No. 616-10 (cont.)
Wilson's possible columns -The President's comments -Attribution -Discretion -Domestic programs Wilson left and Butterfield entered at 6:37 pm. [Material for signing] Sanchez -Delivery of items Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 6:37 pm. The President’s gratitude The President, Butterfield and Sanchez left at 6:39 pm.
Conversation No. 616-11 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:39 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. The President's location -Residence The unknown people left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.
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Conversation No. 616-12 Date: November 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:39 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. [Unintelligible] The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.